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" O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted... "
Punch - Page 248
edited by - 1892
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An Englishman's Travels in America: His Observations of Life and Manners in ...

J. Benwell - Electronic books - 1853 - 231 pages
...the place brings to recollection those striking lines of Hood, " O'er all there hung the shadow of a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted." During my stay at Fort Andrews, a large detachment of US troops arrived, continuing a campaign against...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 48

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - Authors - 1853
...the tread of other feet than your own along the blackened floors. O'er all there hung a shadow ami a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted. The number of prisoners at Dartmoor at one time exceeded 10,000. There were among them subjects of...
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Raymond Bury, Volume 82

Eliza H. Keating - 1853
...HOUSE." BY ELIZA H. KEATING. ILLUSTRATED BY MHS. \V, INGBAM. * For over all there cmiic a shade of fear — A sense, of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, This place is haunted."— HOon. LONDON ; ART HUH HALL, VIRTUE, AND CO. JOSIAII ALLEN AND SON, PRINTERS,...
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PROSE AND VERSE

THOMAS HOOD - 1853
...And every thrilling nerve and fibre feel So ague-like a shiver. For over all there hung a cloud of fear? A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the eajy The place is haunted ! If but a rat had lingered in- the house, To lure the thought into a social...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood, with a Biographical Sketch

Thomas Hood - 1854 - 490 pages
...coping-stone had tumbled after ; And through the ragged roof the sky shone, barred With naked beam and rafter. O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear; A. sense...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted ! The flower grew wild and rankly as the weed, Roses with thistles struggled for espial, And vagrant...
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Poems

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1854 - 388 pages
...coping-stone had tumbled after ; And through the ragged roof the sky shone, barr'd With naked beam and rafter. O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear ; A sense...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is Haunted ! The flow'r grew wild and rankly as the weed, Hoses with thistles struggled for espial, And vagrant...
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PROSE AND VERSE

THOMAS HOOD - 1854
...It hardly veiled the tapestry at all, Or portrait frowning grimly. O'er all there hung the shadow of a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the The place is haunted ! LIFE IN THE SICI ROOM.* OF all the know-nothing persons in this world, commend...
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Vara: Or, The Child of Adoption

Jane Elizabeth Roscoe Hornblower - American fiction - 1854 - 316 pages
...either that she had the night-mare, or else that the furniture had disappeared by magic. " The shadow of a fear A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper to the ear, The place is haunted ! " "What house more likely to be so than this superannuated mansion...
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Mammon: Or, The Hardships of an Heiress

Catherine Grace Frances Gore - 1855 - 583 pages
...as distasteful to him as was the company of his new associates. For over all, there hung a cloud of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted ; And...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted! not haunted, like the crime-desecrated mansion so graphically described by poor Hood, with shrieking...
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Mammon; Or, The Hardships of an Heiress, Volume 1

Mrs. Gore (Catherine Grace Frances) - English fiction - 1855
...as distasteful to him as was the company of his new associates. For over all , there hung a cloud of fear', A sense of mystery the spirit daunted; And...plain as whisper in the ear , The place is haunted ! not haunted, like the crime -desecrated mansion so graphically described by poor Hood, with shrieking...
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